Boxing News by Jill Diamond
Jill Diamond, proud daughter-in-law of Clyde “the Texas Tornado” Chastain, is the International Chair of WBC World Boxing Cares, a program that reaches out to impoverished children and the needy in 164 countries. Her journey sends her across the globe as an Official and Supervisor of Championship bouts, and as an Ambassador for various children’s programs and International NGOs. Ms. Diamond's commitment was recognized by Ring 8’s Humanitarian Award, WBC’s Woman of the Year, PAL’s 911 Award, and acknowledged by the California Legislature for her work with women athletes. She was recently appointed by to the Congressional “Mental Health Task Force,” and inducted into the Boxing Hall of Legends in September, 2013. In addition, Jill writes for television and runs several websites, including Ichannel Media’s Combatt App. She also served as the Co Chair of the World Boxing Council and Chair of the North American Boxing Federation’s Female Divisions. Prior to sports, she starred on Broadway, was a multiple Emmy winner for Television Composition and Production, working with P&G, ECTV and ABC Cap City; and designed campaigns for hospitals and pharmaceuticals; including USC Norris, Katie Couric’s Colon Cancer Initiative, Random House, Anatomical Travelogue and DCI Networks. She also wrote and sang Jingles for McCann Erickson and was a Motown recording artist.
Outside the Ring: Luigi Olcese – March 14th, 2017No other sport parallels life quite like boxing does. It takes perseverance, courage, belief and a lot of faith to succeed in the sport…
Outside the Ring: Larry Holmes – February 4th, 2017“I proved people wrong who said I couldn’t do something—like becoming the boxing champion of the world…”
Outside the Ring: Terri Moss – January 27th, 2017“There are so many people who inspire me that I couldn’t begin to list them. I’m inspired by anyone who’s willing to stand up…”
Outside the Ring: Abelardo Beas – January 19th, 2017There’s been enough been said about what’s wrong with the sport. So, let’s take a ringside seat and celebrate someone who represents what’s right…